Resident and dog killed in Vista mobile home fire


Vista Fire Department
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A late morning fire destroyed a mobile home at a Vista trailer park on Friday, killing a resident and her dog, authorities said.

The fire in the 700 block of Sycamore Avenue was reported around 9:50 a.m., Vista Fire Chief Ned Vander Pol said.

While extinguishing the flames, which took about 40 minutes, crews found an unconscious woman and pulled her from the burning house, Vander Pol said. The resident, whose identity was not immediately known, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters also discovered the lifeless dog inside the charred structure.

The cause of the fire, which destroyed the mobile home, is under investigation, Vander Pol said.

–City News Service